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Patrick Moore

Roy Plomley's castaway is astronomer Patrick Moore.

Favourite track: Bad'ner Mad'ln Waltz by Karel Komzák
Book: The Norton Star Atlas
Luxury: Telescope

30 minutes

Last on

Mon 28 Oct 1963 13:40

Music Played

  • Jean Sibelius

    At the Castle Gate (from Pelleas and Melisande)

  • Edvard Grieg

    Piano Concerto in A Minor

  • Arthur Sullivan

    Princess Ida Overture

    Librettist: William Gilbert.
  • Josef Strauss

    Dynamiden Waltz

  • Etude in C minor, Op. 10/12 'Revolutionary'

  • Edvard Grieg

    Homage March (from Sigurd Jorsalfar)

  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Karel Komzák II

      Bad'ner Mad'ln Waltz

  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony No. 7 in E flat major

  • Book Choice

    • The Norton Star Atlas

  • Luxury Choice

    • Telescope

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Patrick Moore

Broadcast

  • Mon 28 Oct 1963 13:40

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